Russia's Vladimir the Great

Grand Prince Vladimir choosing the religion, 1822. Public domain

"Vladimir I is often credited with bringing Christianity to Russia, though he actually embraced paganism first as Grand Prince of Kievan Rus. Wishing to unite Russia under one religion, Vladimir changed the spiritual path of his country forever. "

Topics in this Podcast: religion, Russian history, biographies, religious history, 11th Century, 10th century